President condoles death of `Ghazal King` Jagjit Singh

New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil today condoled the death of `Ghazal King` Jagjit Singh and said his unique style of singing brought out the deepest and inner most feeling.

In her condolence letter to his wife Chitra Singh, the President said Singh was "known for his unique style of Ghazal singing, which brought out the deepest and inner most feeling.

"Shri Jagjit Singh connected instantaneously with his audience wherever and whenever he performed in India and abroad," the President said.

Patil recalled the performances of the "Ghazal King" in Rashtrapati Bhavan and appreciated his kindheartedness.

"Audiences had two occasions in Rashtrapati Bhavan to feel his magic of singing when he performed over the past few years.

Popularly known as the Ghazal King, he also had a large heart due to which he also was known to give assistance to several philanthropic endeavours," she said.


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